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This comprehensive, groundbreaking report details the potential of sustainable forestry to protect and enhance forests worldwide, while fostering economic growth and ecological values. Whether you are a forestland owner, policy-maker, private investor or philanthropic grant-maker, "Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry" will expand your understanding of both the opportunities and the challenges of scaling up sustainable forestry as a profitable business model.

Highlights Include:

  • An overview of global forest change and loss.
  • Comparisons between the economics and management systems of conventional and sustainable forestry.
  • New sources of return from forests, including ecosystem services and ecotourism.
  • A strategy for catalytic investment in this emerging sector.

 Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry was prepared for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

  • Title: Capital Markets and Sustainable Forestry
  • Organization: The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International and Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Author:  John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Year of publication: 2011
  • Type: Book (50p.)
  • Language: English
  • Audience: Policy Makers, Practioneers
  • Reading level estimate: Policy
  • Price: Unknown

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